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Late December and January bullet Cooking the Books, Channel Five tv, UK
I appear on three episodes of this popular Channel Five cookery show, where two author-chefs compete against each other cooking from their own cookbooks.

8th December bullet The Financial Times, FT, Worldwide
Buy the FT today and you'll find my recipe for an alternative take on the Christmas Turkey dinner.

21st November and December 19th bullet Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge London, UK
You'll find me in the Food Hall signing books on both of these nights, amongst the stores fantastic selection of food, wine and produce.

November 16th bullet New Zealand House Penthouse, London, UK
Tonight is prize-giving night for the NZ-UK Link Foundation Culinary Challenge. Top prize in the competition went to young chef Selin Kiazim.

November 15th bullet Marylebone High Street, London, UK
The annual switching on of the Christmas Lights takes place in Marylebone Village. Come along and take part in the fun, go shopping in one of our fabulous local shops and then come and have a bite to eat and a glass of gorgeous New Zealand wine at The Providores.

Late October for 6 weeks bullet Food Poker, BBC2 4.30pm
This new 30 episode series kicks off with 4 chefs competing on every show to create some wonderfully delicious. I cook on 10 of the shows – watch out for my lavender rice fritters with anchovy dressing. www.bbc.co.uk/food/tv_and_radio/foodpoker_a.shtml

October 25th - November 7th bullet 'dine by Peter Gordon' and Bellota restaurants
SKYCITY Grand Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand
I'll be implementing new summer menus. www.skycityauckland.co.nz www.bellota.co.nz

October 9th bullet London, UK
The 5th annual NZ - UK link Foundation Culinary Exchange competition at Hotelympia. link@linkuknz.demon.co.uk

Throughout October bullet The Big White Rugby Ball, Paris
I'm cooking­canapés at various evening events inside this huge inflatable rugby ball, situated in front of the Eiffel Tower, during the Rugby World Cup which is held in France this year. The ball is a Tourism New Zealand initiative. www.tourismnewzealand.com

Late September bullet Market Kitchen, UK
I teach 3­master-classes on this popular television food show. www.optomen.com

September 6th bullet The Independent newspaper, UK
My article on Food Miles appears in the paper.

September 29th and 30th bullet The Great British Cheese Festival
This will be held at Millets Farm Centre in Oxfordshire. All lovers of cheese should visit this annual event which will showcase the most dazzling array of British cheese. www.thecheeseweb.com

July 14-15th bullet The Essential Ingredient, Melbourne, Australia
I'll be giving two demonstrations, one a hands-on class, at this fabulous Foodie haven at Prahran Market, Melbourne, Australia. www.theessentialingredient.com.au

June 30th bulletSKYCITY Dining for a Difference, Auckland, New Zealand
We'll be hosting our first leukaemia fund-raising dinner in New Zealand, based on my London event – see my charities page for more info.

June 26th – July 11th bullet 'dine by Peter Gordon' and Bellota restaurants
SKYCITY Grand Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand
I'll be implementing new winter menus. www.skycityauckland.co.nz

May 31st bullet Divertimenti, London, UK
I'll be at the chef's table in the Brompton Road Store which involves cooking for 12 'students' around a demo island. www.divertimenti.co.uk

May 29th bullet Babington House, Somerset House, UK
I'll be guest chef at this beautiful country house hotel which is run and managed by the team behind the Soho House Private Members Clubs in London and New York. www.babingtonhouse.co.uk

May 26th bullet The Natural Kitchen, 77 Marylebone High Street, London
I'll be demonstrating how to cook seasonal and regional British food during the day at this fantastic new organic, artisan and wild food store just up the road from our restaurant. www.thenaturalkitchen.com

May 10th bullet Kingston Readers Festival, Kingston upon Thames, UK
I'll be appearing at the Riverside Restaurant at John Lewis to talk about my books and culinary inspiration. www.kingston.gov.uk/arts

March 28th - April 12th bullet 'dine by Peter Gordon' and Bellota restaurants
SKYCITY Grand Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand
I'll be implementing new autumn menus. www.skycityauckland.co.nz

March 13th bullet Books for Cooks, Notting Hill, London I'll be attending a lunchtime event at this brilliant cookbook shop, promoting recipes from my Vegetable cookbook.

March 5th bullet Four Seasons Hotel at Hyde Park Corner, London
The 9th annual ’Who’s cooking dinner?’ leukaemia fund-raising event will be held. I inaugurated this event to raise funds for Leukaemia based research after donating my own bone marrow to my sister Tracey in 1995. The event has been held on the first Monday in March since 1999. www.leuka.org.uk

February 21st bullet Adventure Gourmet Cookery School, Bedfordshire
I’ll be giving a cookery demonstration at the school. www.adventuregourmet.com

February 6th bullet Waitaki Braids Riesling launch, NZ
Dinner launch at ‘dine by Peter Gordon’. www.waitakibraids.co.nz

January 30th - February 9th 2007 bullet ’dine by Peter Gordon’
SKYCITY Grand Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand.
I’ll be implementing a new summer menu. www.skycityauckland.co.nz